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P.T. Hack Confirms We’re Always Being Followed

P.T. Hack Confirms We’re Always Being Followed


It’s been over five years since P.T. dropped
unexpectedly onto the PlayStation Store, and we’re still discovering new things about the
now-delisted Kojima Productions title. Like Lisa, the dead woman who routinely makes
her presence known throughout the Playable Teaser. Did you know she’s always following you, even
when you can’t see her? Twitter user Lance McDonald got into the guts
of P.T. and found a way to freeze the camera in place, enabling the player character to
move forward without the camera coming along. What he found was, well, troubling: Lisa is
pretty much behind you for the entirety of the game, essentially becoming one with the
player “as soon as you get the flashlight,” according to McDonald. And to prove it, McDonald provided a clip
in which he locks the camera and continues down the hallway. After a few seconds, Lisa becomes visible,
twitching violently while remaining just behind the player’s camera position. It truly gives you a sense of how closely
Lisa is trailing you, and how attached she is regardless of whether you’re moving front
to back or side to side. McDonald explained: “She actually attaches to the player’s back
as soon as you get the flashlight, here, I demonstrate how you can see some strange shadows. I then lock the camera in place and walk forward,
showing how she’s always there… following you…” McDonald’s video explains quite a bit about
how P.T. is pulling off some of its tricks, like creating sounds that feel close enough
to be right behind you and casting shadows that make it seem as though Lisa is right
over your shoulder. Who knew, right? This revelation somehow makes P.T. even creepier
than it already was, and we weren’t sure that was possible. And, in all honesty, it’s a little strange. It seems as though Kojima and his team could’ve
found a way to generate weird sounds and shadows without actually having to glue Lisa permanently
to the player’s back. But it’s entirely possible Kojima knew that
someone would make this discovery someday. Either that, or Kojima was convinced that
the most authentic-feeling way to create a sense of being followed was to actually have
Lisa’s character model trail the player, just out of sight. Over five years later, we’re still peeling
back the layers of P.T. and learning things about the game we didn’t know before. That’s really cool. Lisa following the player is just one of the
many secrets hidden within P.T., a game that itself was a secret project developed by Kojima
Productions — which had posed as an indie outfit named 7780s Studios in order to keep
the origins of the Playable Teaser hidden. And we can only imagine what the full Silent
Hills might have looked like had it ever seen the light of day. Hideo Kojima co-creating a horror title with
Guillermo del Toro, starring Norman Reedus? That would be an incredible game in the present
day, so you can imagine how it looked when it was teased back in 2014. On one hand, we’re disappointed that the game
never made it to the finish line. On the other hand, though, maybe it’s for
the best. Learning that Lisa is so close to us in P.T.
makes us feel a bit uneasy about picking up the game again. At the least, we’ll have Death Stranding to
give us a taste of what could have been. That title — a PlayStation 4 exclusive — reunites
Hideo Kojima with Norman Reedus and Guillermo del Toro, and also brings Mads Mikkelsen and
a slew of other actors and actresses into the fold. And while it’s not horror per se, it definitely
has some creepy otherworldly stuff happening with floating ethereal beings and babies in
tanks. “Kid looks happy.” “I’ll try adjusting the oxytocin dosage.” Should we learn any other secrets about P.T.,
we’ll be sure to issue an update. In the meantime, you might want to familiarize
yourself with the newest project coming from Kojima Productions. Death Stranding comes to the PlayStation 4
on November 8th, 2019, and odds are, we’ll be learning a lot more about that title in
the weeks and months ahead. Stay tuned. Check out one of our newest videos right here! Plus, even more SVG videos about your favorite
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Comments (100)

  1. What's the scariest video game you've ever played?

  2. I just wasted 4 mins of my time with this useless information

  3. That is some demonic stuff.

  4. And 5 years later I'm still crying that we didn't get a new silent hills

  5. calls technical support to report a possible glitch

    "Hello you've reached technical support. How may I assist?"

    Me:

    "I'm having a problem with Lisa."

  6. I want PT back dammit!

  7. Dead Space 1&2, Resident Evil 2&7, Silent Hill 3&4, Dino Crisis, Amnesia, Outlast, Fatal Frame, Clock Tower 3, and of course P.T.

  8. Death stranding has nothing on PT

  9. If this shit was finished it would’ve been 10x scarier than all the “horror” games that come out now. Fuck, unfinished and this is still terrifying

  10. YOU'RE TEARING ME APART, LISA!

  11. If you guys wanna play a game just like P.T. and is extremely scary play Visage. its an amazing game

  12. I will never forgive Konami for this. This game looked amazing

  13. Definitly gets a spot on my top 10 "I wish i didnt know"
    Makes me feel unease

  14. P.T the best pacman ever cancelled

  15. There is no way i was 12 when this game launched

  16. Thanks for this amazing, fully released game Konami…

  17. The cancellation of silent hills is like the modern day equivalent of the library of Alexandria burning

  18. Why did they cancel it?

  19. Plot twist: you ARE lisa

  20. It's not even finished and it already tops your favourite horror game.

  21. I'm stoked I still have mine on my ps4

  22. Lisa sure knows how to shake those boobies 😂 ( . )( . )

  23. this trailer alone is better then those outlast garbage games

  24. THAT would explain why her breathing was always so loud…… X_X

  25. I fucking hate this game, still scaring the shit out of me even with no sound and a voice over

  26. Pt even messed with your Sixth sense

  27. Try out visage…

  28. wtf kojima… like PT wasnt a nightmare fuel enough

  29. I don’t want that other shitty game! I want silent hill p.t. Damn it! What bullshit. I’m so mad they had a fall out and fucked over the silent hill fans.

  30. I STILL FEEL THE KNIFE IN MY BACK, KONAMI!

  31. It’s already been five years? Doesn’t feel like it

  32. That is shocking! Haha

  33. Bring that scary looking fuck to me. I’ll show
    You evil as I rip
    His soul out and feast on his zombie like physical remains.

  34. I'm not lovin it McDonalds

  35. bruh me and the homies used to play this back in middle school lmfao

  36. I still cry remembering this :'(

  37. she is not following you but you becoming fer

  38. I wish they would re upload this demo for a month

  39. 3:58 is that a jojoke?

  40. Damn I was 14 when PT came out? Wtf 😂, I didn’t think it was that long, I remember watching ppl play it too

  41. I knew she was fused with the player in a couple of sections due to the shadows, breathing noise and the footsteps, but I didn't think she stayed attached for the majority of it.

  42. Idk why people are so shocked by this. If you paid attention (especially to your shape or reflection in the window) you would have seen her behind you EVERY TIME.

  43. I remember when I first beat this demo. Man it was so satisfying… And so disappointing that we won't ever get it.

  44. Oh, wait, this is someone simply stealing that other guy’s work.

    I’m out.

  45. Plot twist. You're actually playing as Lisa and the jump scares are to the person behind the screen.

  46. Like if this game should be finished

  47. This needs to be made for real for real

  48. PT bora mandar esse jogo pro lula

  49. Death stranding is silent hills..

  50. It's crazy how psn accounts with this game are being sold for a lot of money.

  51. i think this game wasn't finished because sensitive people could've been mentally harmed

  52. No ma’m Noooo ma’m

  53. We might see pt and silent Hill like game again in the future.

  54. YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA!

  55. "Look behind you… I said.. Look behind you…"
    That was the most memorable word the radio man said to me.

  56. Back when I played it I noticed a jittering spastic shadow always following me after the 2nd or 3rd walking through the door.

  57. Nah you can blame Konami and their horrible behaviour and business ideas for PT never coming. Real sad stuff. Glad he’s back to making games though.

  58. People need to start mentioning how Junji Ito was helping too. That guy's a god of horror.

  59. Such a fantastic waste 🙁

  60. I will never not be mad at konami for cancelling this.

  61. Remember, K O N A M I is always watching

  62. Yoo!! Nov 8th is my birthday!!! Somebody buy me the game

  63. Am i the only one who wants this and NOT death stranding?? :/ [edit] before i get executed over a good game not saying death stranding wont be good or i wont get it id just have preferred this horror epic with this twisted reality.

  64. The house in PT

    Would you like to live in there for free ? XD

  65. Too bad it’s not a full game

  66. Does anyone actually WANT real Hollywood actors starring video games? Delevers can create any any type of interesting person you could imagine, but choose someone that exists in reality instead?

  67. Hey that's game that Konami decided to rape in the ass.

  68. SOOO I'm watching this at 5am jajajajaja….. wtf am i doing

  69. Man i almost scream,I'm fallimg inline right now waiting for a jeepney and i almost stumble sjit kavsjsbs

  70. Junji Ito was also working on it. So it would have been terrifying

  71. I'd rather have Silent Hills than whatever crap Death Stranding is building up to be.

  72. clicked this by accident without reading the title nor with volume and scared the crap out of me

  73. I shat blood when I saw her.

  74. Even after this game being abandoned for long time, there's still so much to uncover.
    Hideo Kojima kind of works

  75. WHAT THE HELL IS PT?

  76. Somewhere out there, in an alternate universe, this game is being fully enjoyed 🙁

  77. I wanna play Silent Hills 🙁

  78. oh god… she was always back there huh…
    imma just imagine her as Lisa from BP then

  79. When I’m older, I’m gonna get a degree in law stuff and game design and go to Konami to give kojima the silent hills license. So that we can all play it before the world ends if does

  80. Please make this game 🙏

  81. Still have it downloaded on my PS4 I'm never uninstalling it. Silent hills is one of my biggest disappointments in life 😭😭

  82. My brothers and Sisters.. Can you feel my dissapointment?

  83. It's canceled why does it matter! Fucking shame this never released smh

  84. 666k views ahhh hel nau

  85. There are 666k views 😨

  86. 666k views at 2:58 am wtf

  87. 666k views at 2:58 am wtf

  88. But lisa lisa is Joseph's mom

  89. Yea that game wouldn't make money lmao that shit is a movie not a game #1 worst game🤣

  90. It's a shame that the game never saw the light of day. I probably would have never played it because i'm chicken shit, but the option would have been nice.

  91. I laugh when she said we will learn more about the death stranding game. With all the game trailers we still dont know a damn thing. So we won't know if the game will even be good we're all taking a leap of faith. A 60$ leap of faith

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